retratar

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From retrato (portrait) +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

retratar (first-person singular present indicative retrato, past participle retratado)

  1. (transitive) to portray, to paint, to depict
    Gosto de retratar a natureza morta.
    I like to paint still lifes.
  2. (transitive, by extension) to describe
  3. (photography, transitive) to photograph
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to sit for one's portrait
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Etymology 2[edit]

From earlier retractar, borrowed from Late Latin retracto, retractare.

Verb[edit]

retratar (first-person singular present indicative retrato, past participle retratado)

  1. (transitive) to retract, to take back
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to recant (to withdraw or repudiate a statement)
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Late Latin retracto, retractare. Doublet of retractar.

Verb[edit]

retratar (first-person singular present retrato, first-person singular preterite retraté, past participle retratado)

  1. to portray

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